Five ideas for Christmas sensory play activities with play dough, for lots of hands-on, creative fun.
This is a lovely simple sewing project for kids ~ how to make a Christmas tree decoration and a heart ornament.
Simple sewing for kids : Christmas tree decoration [Read more…]
Learning to use scissors can take lots of practise. We can incorporate scissor skills as part of our every day activities, such as helping to chop herbs to go with our dinner, or include them in our play and learning activities. Here’s a collection of ideas you can use to encourage your child to work on their scissor skills through art, craft, math, and sensory invitations to play.
12 fun scissor skills activities
A play dough pizza parlour is a fun sensory play activity that encourages lots of imaginary play and conversation skills.
Play Dough Pizza Parlour [Read more…]
Do your kids love Lego? Just manipulating the pieces, snapping them together and pulling them apart is a great work out for fingers, helping to develop fine-motor skills, but Lego is a classic open-ended toy that can be used in so many different ways by creative kids. My girls most often use their Lego to build imaginary buildings or enclosures for their toy animals but recently L has been using them in lot of math games.
Here are some favourite fall play dough recipes, featuring autumn colours and lovely warming spices. They’re so wonderful to play with, giving your children a sensory boost on colder autumn days.